Pulp Fiction

cchs's picture

Any good suggestions for fonts that evoke the typography of pulp fiction / 50s SciFi book covers? I'm not talking about your typical shaky dracula/swamp thing type. More the oblique, condensed sans-serifs...

Norbert Florendo's picture

If you are going for the vintage hand-lettered comic & pulp fiction look, here are two well known sites devoted to comic book lettering:

Blambot Comic Fonts & Lettering

Yes, I'm old, but I'm back in style!

540386's picture

sorry to be irrelevant to the thread, but can you tell me how i can get the alternative body copy that typophile has (versus 'lorem ipsum...'). you had the most recent post, and i need it quick, so i'm hoping you'll still be around to respond...

Stephen Coles's picture

Can you point us to some examples of what you mean, Chris?

Dan Weaver's picture

cchs, go to the link in the General Discussions under Paperback. It will give you some info.

Miss Tiffany's picture

Cincinnati Poster from Letterhead Fonts

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